CBS Early Show Hits Obama From Left on Gay Rights March
On Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez declared: “
The Early Show coverage failed to label the protestors as being liberal or part of the left-wing base of the Democratic Party. Instead, they were simply referred to as “gay rights supporters.” White House correspondent Bill Plante explained: “The President has yet to deliver on the promises that he made to the gay community and members of that community are concerned. They've gathered here in
Meanwhile, NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America downplayed the march, only offering perfunctory news briefs. At the top of Today, co-host Ann Curry reported: “Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters took to the streets of
Early on Good Morning America, co-host Kate Snow similarly mentioned: “Tens of thousands of people marched on
Like the Early Show, both Today and Good Morning America failed to use any liberal or Democratic Party labels to describe the protestors.